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Gunmen, on Friday night, killed two policemen from the Enugu State Police Command. The policemen from the Ogui Divisional Headquarters were conducting a stop-and-search along Presidential Road, Enugu when they suddenly came under attack by armed men at around 9.30pm. This incident was reported to have taken place on May 10.

Gunmen reportedly shot the traditional Chiefs (Baales) of Keleu village, Saibu Razaq, and Abule-Oko Village, Sesi Ọdunjo, as they were coming back from a Council of Baales meeting at Obalade Abule Oba village in Ogun State. Our correspondent learned that the incident happened around 4 pm on Thursday, between Alabe and Okesa […]

Some hoodlums on Friday invaded Agojeju-Odo, a community in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State. The gun-wielding men were said to have shot community members and burnt houses, Daily Post reports. However, in a telephone interview with the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP William Aya, he confirmed the attack to our correspondent, adding […]

According to Channels TV on Monday evening, some students were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen along the East-West Road in Ughelli, Delta State. They were apparently in a minibus when they were kidnapped. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Edafe Bright, informed Channels that the abducted individuals “might have been students who were returning from their […]

Ten people were reportedly kidnapped at the Taraba/Benue border community in Jootar, in the Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State on Friday. A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, explained that the driver of the ill-fated vehicle who escaped being kidnapped narrated the attack. The source stated that the driver of the Sharon […]

At least two policemen from MOPOL 18 in Owerri were killed when gunmen attacked their patrol vehicle on Saturday along old Gariki Road in Okigwe, Imo State. The officers were surprised and attacked in Owerri while doing their patrol. The suspected gunmen, believed to be from the banned Indigenous People of Biafra and […]

Russia stated on Saturday that it had arrested 11 individuals, including four gunmen, in connection to the attack on a Moscow concert hall claimed by the Islamic State, as the death toll increased to 115. Russian President Vladimir Putin has yet to publicly address the attack, and Moscow has not responded to the Islamic State’s claim of responsibility, […]